2. Any of five winds with speeds of from 4 to 27 knots (5 to 31 miles per hour; 7 to 50 kilometers per hour), according to the Beaufort scale.
3. Informal Something, such as a task, that is easy to do.
intr.v.breezed, breez·ing, breez·es
1. To blow lightly.
2. Informal To progress swiftly and effortlessly: We breezed through the test.
3. To sprint around a racetrack as a means of exercise. Used of a racehorse.
shoot the breezeSlang
To engage in idle conversation.
[Perhaps from Old Spanish briza, northeast wind.]
Synonyms: breeze1, cinch, pushover, snap These nouns denote something easily accomplished: The exam was a breeze. Chopping onions is a cinch with a food processor. Winning the playoffs was no pushover. The new computer program was a snap to learn.
The refuse left when coke or charcoal is made.
[Probably from French braise, hot coals, from Old French brese, of Germanic origin; see bhreu- in Indo-European roots.]
breeze /briz/ n.1 a light wind: The breeze felt good on a hot day.2fig. an easy task: That exam was a breeze. v. [I] breezed, breezing, breezesfig.to move quickly and easily: She breezed by me without saying a word.
Thesaurus: breeze n. 1a gentle wind, puff of air | zephyr frml. Ant. a gale.2a pushover, cinch infrml.